To provide services that are oriented toward recovery, resilience, and hope, while utilizing forgiveness as a vehicle that leads to positive change within families.
- Provide highly qualified mental health professionals with extensive knowledge and experience in working with “at-risk” youth and families;
- Provide Mental Health Counselors within the community environment to assist in decreasing out-of-placements; and
- Partner with each child’s home, school, and community resources to ensure individuals and families receive all necessary services (i.e., medical, dental, educational, and mental health).
The admissions criteria for the referred individual are as follows:
- Must be a child or adolescent age three (3) and above at the time of the referral; and
- Is at-risk for out-of-home placement due to abuse, neglect, emotional difficulties, and/or behavioral difficulties (i.e., defiant behavior, criminal behavior, runaway, etc.); or
- Returning from a residential, group home, foster care, or correctional placement and needs support to successfully transition back home; and/or
- Have difficulty in establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal relationships to such a degree that they are at risk of hospitalization, homelessness, or isolation from social supports; and/or
- Exhibit such inappropriate behavior that repeated interventions by the mental health, social services, or judicial system are necessary; and/or
- Exhibiting difficulty in cognitive ability such that they are unable to recognize personal danger or recognize significantly inappropriate social behavior; and
- Referred and/or at least one (1) adult guardian is willing and able to participate in services; and
- Funding for NDUTIME services are available through Medicaid, Medicaid Waiver, private insurance, Department of Juvenile Justice, grant funds, scholarships, private donors, self-pay, and/or Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT) funding approval process